Faculty and Staff Postings

Assistant Professor in Biostatistics

The Department of Statistics at the University of British Columbia and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute invite applications from outstanding investigators for a full-time academic position at the rank of Assistant Professor, grant tenure-track, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018 or January 1, 2019. Candidates must have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in both teaching and research and should have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program, to engage in developing and applying statistical methods to biomedical data arising from clinical trials, data-intense biological technologies (e.g., medical imaging, metabolomics, proteomics, genomics), and qualitative surveys, and to catalyze synergies between investigators within the Department of Statistics and across the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. As a faculty member, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate effectively in the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching activities as well as make academic service contributions.

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Assistant Professor in Statistics

The Department of Statistics at the University of British Columbia invites applications from outstanding new investigators for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018 or January 1, 2019. Candidates must have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related field. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate should have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience and will be expected to develop an independent research program in an area that complements existing Department expertise and aligns with opportunities at UBC. Areas that satisfy both criteria include computational statistics, statistical learning, spatial-temporal modeling and statistical/computational genomics. The successful candidate will also be expected to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate Statistics courses and supervise Statistics M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Plant Molecular Biology

The Department of Botany at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure track position in Plant Molecular Biology to begin no earlier than July 1, 2018. We particularly welcome outstanding applicants with expertise in the areas of biochemistry, development, genetics, genomics/transcriptomics/proteomics and physiology. Review of applications will begin after September 17th, 2017.

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Assistant Professor in Analytical Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia is seeking an outstanding new investigator for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking candidates of exceptional scientific talent who have demonstrated success in analytical chemistry working at the interface of one or more other areas of science including, but not limited to, biological chemistry, data science, environmental chemistry, materials chemistry, and radiochemistry. Deadline for receipt of complete applications is November 1, 2017.

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Assistant Professor in Cell Biology

The Department of Zoology at the University of British Columbia invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Cell Biology. This is a tenure track position, with initial appointment to be made at the Assistant Professor level, beginning no earlier than July 1, 2018. We seek an outstanding applicant with an innovative research program that uses a genetic model system to examine fundamental aspects of biology from a cellular and organismal perspective. The position requires a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience and an exceptional research track record. Applicants employing non-mammalian (genetic) model systems are especially encouraged to apply. Deadline for applications is November 1st, 2017.

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Tenure Stream │Canada Research Chair – II in Physical Oceanography

The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia invites applications from outstanding early careers investigators for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier II in the area of Physical Oceanography. The chair can be held at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The ideal candidate will combine observations and theoretical models to understand ocean currents. This cross-disciplinary research will focus on understanding ocean turbulence over multiple length scales. Applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae and a one-page summary of their accomplishments to: eoshr@eos.ubc.ca by August 13, 2017. 

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Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Stream │Canada Research Chair – II in Ocean Sustainability and Global Change

The Institute of Oceans & Fisheries (IOF) at the University of British Columbia invites applications from outstanding early career investigators for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) - Tier II, in the area of ocean sustainability and global change. The Chair can be held at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Applicants should provide a detailed curriculum vitae and a one-page summary of their accomplishments to IOFDirector@oceans.ubc.ca by August 13, 2017.

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President’s Excellence Chair in Biodiversity Studies

The Biodiversity Research Centre at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada, invites applications for a President’s Excellence Chair in Biodiversity Studies. We welcome applications from candidates working in any area of biodiversity research, and on any organisms or ecosystems. Candidates are expected to have an innovative and integrative research program that would extend and complement existing faculty strengths in conservation biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, microbial evolution, physiology, and systematics. We are especially interested in candidates with a track record of effective societal engagement. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience, and an outstanding research program, as well as demonstrated excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level. Review of applications will begin in the fall and will continue until the position is filled (for full consideration, please submit materials by September 18, 2017).

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Assistant Professor in Comparative Animal Physiology and Biomechanics

The Department of Zoology at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, invites applications for a faculty position in Comparative Animal Physiology & Biomechanics. We seek an outstanding individual with an innovative and integrative research program that would extend and complement existing faculty strengths in Comparative Animal Physiology and Biomechanics. The position is tenure track and is expected to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral experience and an excellent research record. The appointment will begin no earlier than July 1, 2018. The deadline for applications is September 1, 2017.

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Staff Postings

UBC Science uses an online recruiting and application process for staff positions. Visit the UBC HR website to view the current list of postings. Internal applicants should apply through Self Service.

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